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business and finance manufacturing industry# How do you find the minimum number of workstations?

Last Updated: 28th July, 2021

**minimum number of workstations**.

**NUMBER**OF WORK STATIONS = ( SUM OF TOTAL TASK TIMES) / (CYCLE TIME)= 70 min's / 15 min's = 4.67 ≈5 (rounded)

**Number**of Task Following Tasks STEP 4.

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In this regard, how do you calculate minimum cycle time?

a. **Minimum cycle time** = **length** of longest task, which is 2.4 minutes. Maximum **cycle time** = ? task **times** = 18 minutes. b.

Subsequently, question is, how do you calculate the cycle time of an assembly line? **The classic calculation for takt time is:**

- Available Minutes for Production / Required Units of Production = Takt Time.
- 8 hours x 60 minutes = 480 total minutes.
- 480 – 45 = 435.
- 435 available minutes / 50 required units of production = 8.7 minutes (or 522 seconds)
- 435 minutes x 5 days = 2175 total available minutes.

how do you calculate delay in balance?

The **balance delay** is the percentage of wasted time or 100% - the efficiency. In this example, it is 4 (the idle time)/30 or . 1333, which is also determined by 1-. 8667.

How do you measure cycle time?

So the simplest way to **measure** the **cycle time** of an assignment is to count the number of days it spent being worked on. In other words, if you start a task on the 15th of April and complete it on the 25th of April, then the **cycle time** is 10 days.